Annual reports filed by certain Canadian issuers pursuant to Section 15(d) and Rule 15d-4

Financial instruments (Narrative) (Details)

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Financial instruments (Narrative) (Details) - CAD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Disclosure of detailed information about financial instruments [line items]        
Total amount drawn down   $ (81) $ (61)  
Principal debt payments   72 72  
Amounts receivable   1,337 261  
Equity   (4,317) (6,343) $ (6,983)
Cash and cash equivalents   14,895 14,909 13,547
Foreign exchange gain loss   $ 139 10  
Percentage of Foreign exchange gain loss   1.00%    
Deficit [Member]        
Disclosure of detailed information about financial instruments [line items]        
Equity   $ 92,754 70,819 $ 58,792
Interest rate risk [Member]        
Disclosure of detailed information about financial instruments [line items]        
Total amount drawn down   5,000 $ 5,000  
Interest payments   $ 148    
Loan terms   84 months    
Interest rate risk [Member] | Principal debt payments [Member]        
Disclosure of detailed information about financial instruments [line items]        
Interest payments $ 21      
Principal debt payments 67      
Interest rate risk [Member] | Principal debt payments [Member] | Transaction One [Member]        
Disclosure of detailed information about financial instruments [line items]        
Principal debt payments $ 5      
Fixed interest rate [Member] | Interest rate risk [Member]        
Disclosure of detailed information about financial instruments [line items]        
Interest rate   1.00%    
Fixed interest rate [Member] | Interest rate risk [Member] | Principal debt payments [Member]        
Disclosure of detailed information about financial instruments [line items]        
Interest rate 8.00%